Federer pips Nadal to win Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer overcame his long-time rival Rafael Nadal of Spain in the Australian Open final for his record 18th Grand Slam singles title here on Sunday.

Federer prevailed 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 at the Melbourne Park to capture his first Grand Slam title since the Wimbledon trophy in July 2012.

–IANS

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